Global Glass Senior Packaging Engineer (Temp to perm, Leuven)

20-11-2018 leuven
company profile

A diverse team of more than 120 scientists, pulling from more than 20 nationalities, work diligently to achieve the dream of :Bringing people together to create and deliver winning innovation and technologies. This through developing breakthrough raw materials, packaging and brewing processes. Of course, the front end RND work in Belgium is only part of the story. Our scientists collaborate with multiple internal and external partners across the globe to gain relevant expertise and understanding of the business technical and commercial needs, and to execute first implementation of new technologies.
We dream big, we look to the future, we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

job description

Design and deliver breakthrough glass beverage bottle technologies to deliver cost saving, capex avoidance, carbon footprint reduction or product quality improvement, through leading execution of global projects and consulting zone projects:
- Responsible for overall project platform tracking and monitoring
- Be the company recognized expert on glass bottles
- Global glass bottle portfolio, approx. 2 billion USD annual spend
- Focusing on the full supply chain: glass chemistry, glass bottle design, glass bottle converting, glass bottle filling and glass bottle transport
- Multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment
- Daily collaboration with internal (in-house manufacturing operations, engineering, procurement ¿) and external (universities, suppliers, institutes) partners
- Responsible to identify, scope and verify new technologies and opportunities
- Lead execution of feasibility, development and first implementation through multifunctional teams and on location presence

your contribution

There fore you would need:
- Relevant scientific Master degree
- 5-10 years profound professional technical expertise on NNPB glass bottle manufacturing
- In depth knowledge of glass bottle chemistry, glass bottle design/specifications and glass bottle mould design
- DOE (Design of Experiment) or Six Sigma (Black Belt, Green Belt) certified, or equivalent through experience
- Experience and passion for front end technologies
- Strong ability to lead and manage projects and project portfolio with high level of complexity
- Strong communication skills, perseverance, agility, ownership behavior
- Fluent in English
- Significant global travelling involved

project manager (m/f)
employment type
full time
contract type
permanent employments after interm service
Voeding en genotmiddelenindustrie
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